Southwest University of Science and Technology

Southwest University of Science and Technology(SWUST)is located in Mianyang--the only Science and Technology City in China,which is surrounded by green mountains and with beautiful Fujiang River running through.ts campus covers an area of 272.53 hectares with a floor area of one million squar meters.With a beautiful and pleasant sceneryand thanks to the large numbers of green trees and several blue lakes,it is indeed an ideal place for learning and researching.
 There are over 30000 college and graduate students .Besides Academy of Science and Technology for National defense,it consists of 17 schools,72 majors for undergraduates,the university has a range of disciplines  covering 9 categories,engineering、agriculture、science、economy、law、liberal arts、management、education、medicine and arts.SWUST has 17 key disciplines coffering the master's degree in 4 categories:Engineering(13 fields),Business and Administration,Law and Translation and Interpreting.There are four subjects which confer the doctoral degree based on the cooperation with China Academy of Engineering Physics.



Currently,SWUST boasts one basic discipline for National Defence,11 Key Disciplines at the Provincial Level,6 featured majors constructed at the national level,1 badly-needed major for National Defence,1 Key major for Naional Defence and 15 featured majors at the provincial level.Among over 2200 faculty members,there are more than 1700 full-time teachers,a member of Chinese Academy of Engineerig (CAG),more than 700 associate and full professor.There is a team of scientific and technological innovations for national defence and 17 academicians are employed from board units.SWUST boasts a group of doctoral supervisors,experts who enjoy special government allowances from the State Council,outstanding contributive experts with great and academic and technical leaders in Sichuan province.
SWUST has actively conducted extensive foreign exchanges and cooperation and has successively established relationships with more than 30 universities and research institutions in such countries as American,Britain and Canada.With all-dimensional and muti-level international communications and cooperation in the fields of instruction,research and talent cultivation,SWUST has witnessed an ever-expanding scope of international cooperation.In rcently years,the university has successfully accomplished some significant international cooperative programs such as the Distance Learning Programme in West China,sponsored by the Canadian government and development higher education and training module of low cost waste-water treatment technology,sponsored by EU,thus geatly improving its education level,scientific and technological power and international influence.



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